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EGT Apprentice Patrice Reid features in NECA News magazine

Published on: Monday, 23 May 2016

EGT second-year apprentice Patrick Reid features in this month's NECA News magazine. Patrick won last year's NECA WA 1st Year Apprentice Award and provides his insights into the award process and how he benefitted from being involved. Click on the image below to read the article. Well done Patrick!

EGT are proud to sponsor Perth Roller Derby (PRD)

Published on: Thursday, 4 February 2016

EGT are now Platinum Sponsors of Perth Roller Derby (PRD), the Premier Flat Track Roller Derby League in Western Australia.

PRD is a not-for-profit association run by the skaters, for the skaters, dedicated to organising and promoting the sport of Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby in the greater Perth area.

PRD are currently recruiting new members – go along to one of their learn to skate and information nights to learn how you can be involved. Thursday 4 February 6-8pm and Thursday 11 February 6-8pm @ Morley Rollerdrome.

If you’re not a confident skater but would like to be part of the team, there are other roles you can fill from refereeing (on-skates) to officiating (off-skates) as well as volunteering at bouts and events.

For more information visit their Facebook page or email

EGT Apprentice Emma McDonald wins 2015 Apprentice of the Year!

Published on: Monday, 12 October 2015

Congratulations to third year EGT apprentice Emma McDonald who was awarded 2015 Apprentice of the Year at Friday's GTA WA 2015 Awards of Excellence.

These Awards recognise the top apprentices and trainees that are employed by a group training organisation in Western Australia and the host employers who support the training of apprentices and trainees through group training. The evening was celebrated by 130 people consisting of finalists, guests, industry representatives and Members of Parliament.

EGT Host employer Shamrock Electrical were also finalists in the 2015 Host Employer of the Year category.

Pictured below with EGT General Manager Stuart Diepeveen, Emma is currently hosted by Team Electrical. Well done Emma!

Traders Expo TV Competition

Published on: Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Congratulations to first year EGT apprentice Ryan Powley who attended the recent L&H Traders Electrical Expo - the lucky winner of a free 80cm smart TV!

EGT Apprentices win BIG at the 2015 NECA WA Apprentice Awards

Published on: Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Congratulations to the outstanding EGT apprentices who won 4 out of 6 apprentice awards at last Friday's 2015 NECA WA and Clipsal by Schneider Electric Excellence and Apprentice Awards. Held at Crown Perth, these awards acknowledge achievement in personal development, effort, academic attainment and workplace competency. Shaun and Bradley will go on to compete in the National Awards in November - we wish them the very best!

  • 1st Year Apprentice Award: Patrick Reid
  • 3rd Year Apprentice Award: Jason Dickinson
  • 4th Year Apprentice Industrial Award - Shaun Steiner
  • 4th Year Apprentice Commercial/Domestic Award - Bradley Smeaton

EGT Second-year apprentice competes in Miss World Australia

Published on: Thursday, 20 August 2015

Electrical Group Training second year apprentice, Nyima McNamara (pictured above, far left), is a finalist in this year's Miss World Australia competition, supporting Variety WA. Nyima has been hosted by RPH Facilities Management since commencing her electrical apprenticeship in 2013.

Nyima is one of three indigenous Australian finalists representing the Dreamtime Project for female empowerment.

We wish Nyima the best of luck in next week's National Finals at Crown Perth.